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Redwoods normally buck fires, except when Sudden Oak Death is around

September 24, 2013 by Alessandra Bergamin

Researchers find that redwood forests suffering from Sudden Oak Death burn with greater intensity.

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Fog and redwoods: Demystifying the mist

June 30, 2013 by Joan Hamilton

Fog means survival for many Bay Area plants and animals. What will happen to this life-giving airborne moisture in an era of global warming?

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Trees snag Oakland’s first major creek daylighting project

December 20, 2012 by Alison Hawkes

A 250-foot stretch of Sausal Creek would see the light of day. But Oakland’s plans to remove 84 trees, many of them coast redwoods, has raised an uproar among Dimond Park users.

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Tree trekker breaks records finding ‘extreme’ trees

July 20, 2012 by Alison Hawkes

Recent high-school graduate Zane Moore is sitting — or rather towering — with the masters of tall tree finders.
This

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Sempervirens Fund

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

Sempervirens Fund is California’s oldest land trust, originally formed in 1900 as Sempervirens Club. Using donors’ tax-deductible dollars, Sempervirens Fund has purchased and saved thousands of acres of redwood forest land in the Santa Cruz Mountains from the threat of logging and development. Newly purchased land is transferred to state and local parks agencies, thereby creating some of the most beautiful public parks in the world.

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Save the Redwoods League

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

Founded in 1918, the league has assisted in permanently protecting hundreds of thousands of acres of redwood forestland.

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Baltimore Canyon Open Space Preserve

July 08, 2012 by Bay Nature Staff

Visit Baltimore Canyon in winter for a great waterfall, and in summer for the shady forest trails.
Located on a

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Bald Hill Open Space Preserve

July 08, 2012 by Bay Nature Staff

This small, 30-acre preserve offers trails surrounding the privately owned summit, known to locals as “Baldy”,
The preserve borders lands

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Armstrong Redwoods State Natural Reserve

July 08, 2012 by Bay Nature Staff

Walk among ancient giants at this redwood park just north of the Russian River.
The 805 acres of Armstrong Redwoods

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Marbled Murrelet, Mariner of the Old-Growth

July 01, 2010 by Kris Vann

This is a story about a little-known bird that’s no owl, eagle, or peacock. It’s not featured on a stamp or in a Disney cartoon. Most people haven’t heard of it and can’t even pronounce its name. But dig deeper into the marbled murrelet (that’s MER-let, not mure-a-LET), and you’ll find a story of scientific mystery and dedicated people working to help an increasingly scarce bird and its habitat.

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